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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
lumpiest streets in the bay area. >> and a look at america's love affair with a guilty pleasure. it is 7:00 saturday morning, november 17th. thanks for joining us. i'm anne makovec, and we start with an eye on the rain we've been seeing over the past 24. steady showers overnight. we're expecting more rain this weekend across the bay. in daily city people have been keeping a close eye on that hillside. it's next to homes where a water main broke on tuesday. they're worried about the rain washing out more mud and creating a bigger mess, more rainy weather may be blamed for an accident overnight involving a chp cruiser. the crash happened at 10:00 last night on highway 101 near the west railroad avenue exit. the squad car was found upside down and suffered major damage. >>> we turn brian hackney to see how much rain we got. >> we have 2 inches of rain in the hills west of mill valley. there was also as much in the mills of big sir. we got plenty of rain around the shoreline. in the south bay a quarter of an inch. high showers will end but right on the heels of this another storm is pow
CBS
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
side, that one of america's most decorated four star generals took the oath of office at c.i.a. director. today, he resigned in disgrace. in a statement to c.i.a. employees, patraeus said, after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. the affair came to light during an f.b.i. investigation that started months ago. officials became concerned about what cbs news has learned were cryptic e-mails patraeus exchanged with his by graver paula broadwell. >> it's sad. >> cbs 5 military analyst retired colonel brendan kearney med broadwell earlier this year during her book tour. he said she was bright and articulate. >> she acknowledged she had been given unfettered access to him. >> does that seem suspicious to you, when you now think back? >> in 31 years of being around an awful lot of general officers, i've never heard of anybody having the access that she had. and was i suspicious? no. i'm not going to give myself credit for that. >> reporter: the white house insists it knew nothing about the investigation until patraeu
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 1:35am PST
nothing comes out of it, gaza will be a quiet place. >> reporter: america is poised to help both sides. the obama administration says it will ask congress to increase funding for israel's defense system that helped intercept 80% of hamas rockets. and american tax dollars also provide assistance to the u.n. organizations that support the palestinians. with egypt as mediator, both sides are trying to negotiate a more permanent agreement. israel wants to end weapons smuggling at the gaza. hamas wants to end a five-year border blockade. >>> thanksgiving warning turned into a nightmare for hundreds of people caught up in a major pileup in texas. more than 140 cars and trucks lay twisted and broken. the huge crash happened as holiday travelers tried to navigate through dense fog. drivers could do little to get out of the way. >> i just grabbed my kids, pulled them out of the car and ran. that's all i could do. >> at least two people died and more than 80 were hurt, several critically. and rescue crews credit many drivers for helping each others while first responders were overwhelmed.
CBS
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
englewood, colorado. >> we journeyed far and wide in this great campaign for america's future. now we're almost there. one final push is gonna get us there. we got a lot of short nights and long days, and now we're close. the door to a brighter future is there. it's open, waiting for us. i need your vote, i need your work, i need your help! walk with me! let's walk together! let's start anew! thank you so much, colorado! you guys are the best! >> as for mr. obama, he appeared with former president bill clinton in virginia tonight. this is the bull run, if you're from farther north. this is where he'll get the vote. earlier in the day, he was in the milwaukee area, a key to his success in wisconsin. and here is his last words for the crowd there. >> and if you're willing to work with me and knock on doors with me and make some phone calls with me and turn out with me and grab your friends and your neighbors and your coworkers and get them to the polls for me, we'll win wisconsin! we'll win this election! we'll renew the bonds that tie us together and reaffirm the spirit that makes the uni
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
america to invest through its collective institution called our government? >> reporter: even on the way to vote governor brown took the time to stump for proposition 30. he is optimistic. >> i have a sense that people are ready to invest in their future, which was the kids of california, a balanced budget going forward. >> reporter: the problem for those against prop 30 is not about support for california schools. the tough sell is asking californians to tax themselves. prop 30 would increase the sales tax by a quarter cent and raise income tax rates on people making more than $250,000 a year. >> the notion of taking a quarter of a cent sales tax and asking those who are in the top 1% to help us out in our time of need, i think that's a proposition that speaks for itself. >> reporter: but opponents say it's not that simple. they say passing prop 30 is committing economic suicide for california. >> all that does is perpetuate our broken system. it doesn't fix the schools or higher education. it just pours more money into the broken system. >> reporter: would this tax money truly go to sc
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 6:00am PST
imitate the united states of america. calderon hopes both houses of congress and a majority of the country's states will approve the name change. he leaves office on december 1. >>> 6:11. caught on camera, a shocking fight between an officer and suspect. >> it was definitely a full brawl. it was a fight. >> what the officer did it finally take the man down. >> and a curious 2-year-old's terrifying plunge down a laundry chute. the tricky operation to get him out. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, for thanksgiving... so tony williams grabbed his camera, and shot video of a vacant >>> santa cruz man couldn't believe what he was seeing as he was getting ready for thanksgiving. so tony williams grabbed his camera and shot this video of a fight going on in a vacant parking lot across the street. a man was in a brawl with a police officer trying to rest him for an assault. williams says it got so bad at one time he thought the guy was going to get his hands on the officer's gun. >> he was looking for the kill. once i saw him have his hand on his gun, i got really worried and i wanted to run across
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
. we have fought our way back. and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. [ applause and cheers ] >> there you go. president obama accepts his second term with a promise to america. good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, november 7. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:30 now. the president has 33 more electoral votes this morning than he needs to stay in office. and that's without florida which is still too close to call at this point. cbs reporter bigad shaban joins us live from chicago where the president heard from mitt romney and went on stage to declare victory last night. good morning. >> reporter: frank and michelle, good morning to you. this is where the president took the stage about half past midnight local time in his hometown of chicago. he was greeted with a crowd of cheering supporters. but one of the first few things he said on this stage was that he wanted to congratulate mitt romney and paul ryan in what he called a tough campaign. he also went on to say that while they battled fiercely,
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
give that lower tax rate to companies that make jobs here in america. >> reporter: he sounds pretty optimistic. it will be interesting to talk to him a year or so. pete stark's campaign did not return our calls. they had also not reached out to swalwell's campaign to concede or congratulate him. >> thank you. >>> a victory for san jose state students to learned a reallies son in politics last night. -- a real-life lesson in politics last night. their class project turned into a new minimum wage in san jose. len ramirez reports. >> reporter: san jose state has a long history of social activism and you can't help but notice that as you walk around campus but now this current crop of students with minimum wage has an accomplishment all their own. a day after the passage of measure d, a celebration for the san jose state students who made it all happen. >> waiting for the results to come in was like christmas. >> super excited. it's like something we did is right there on that little ticker right there. >> reporter: not just on the elections ticker but a law to raise the minimum wage in
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 7:30am PST
believe in supporting america as best i can. this has really become my calling. >> so for supporting servicemembers overseas, box by box by box, this weeks jefferson award goes to area near bonn. kate kelly, cbs 5. >> he hopes to one day be able to hire veterans, fulfill orders, and higher communications. >> use the link online. the connect button at the top of the page and then hit jefferson award. >> we've got a busy day out there for a lot of folks. wondering what they are walking or driving into. >> sounds like it's going to be a lovely day. we've got a full on warm-up in store according to elizabeth. >> we've got a fabulous weekend shaping up. blue skies behind me. here's a look at the building in san francisco. not a bad weekend at all. temperatures in the 40s and 50s right, but we crank those up. later this afternoon, 70s to low '80s. we are only in the beginning of a warming trend across the bay area. it looks like we could see record high temperatures before the week is through. once again, low '80s and some of our inland spots, low 70s along the coast. plenty of sunshine. p
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
visions of america. >> reporter: the president will be in eight states before the weekend is over. for both it's a sprint to election day. mitt romney concentrated on virginia thursday. he toned down his speeches after sandy hit but was on the attack again at a rally in the richmond suburbs. >> this is an election where i think we're not going to just shape the country for four years but for a generation. >> reporter: romney returned to another criticism of the president at a window and door factory in roanoke. >> they are making products for america and they and their family add n all the people who work at marvin, they did build this. >> reporter: polls have the president up by just 2 points in virginia. nationally the race is a tie. danielle nottingham, cbs 2 news, the white house. >>> a promenade, a playground, and that's not all. the bay area transit hub unlike any other. >> how sergio romo's world sears parade attire won him a whole new set of admirers. >> today is the first day of the winter "spare the air" day. what you need to know about or you will end up at smoke school. as
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> this is not a time for america to settle. >> no. >> we're four days away from a fresh start. >> reporter: in ohio, president obama made the case he is moving the country forward. >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor's offering ain't it. >> reporter: ohio could decide who wins the white house. not only are the candidates spending a lot of time there in these closing days. they're bombarding voters with fresh tv ads. >> who will do more for the auto industry? >> reporter: mitt romney is airing a new commercial in ohio saying workers in china benefited from the auto bailout. at a rally outside columbus, the president fired back. >> you don't scare hard working americans just to scare up some votes. >> reporter: with the race tight in nine swing states, both candidates will sprint through battleground states this weekend trying to win over a shrinking number of undecided voters and get their supporters to the polls. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> it was an influx of cash meant to help defeat prop 30 and support prop 32. but for now, we wi
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
next? >> reporter: it was just over a year ago, his wife by his side, that one of america's most decorated 4-star general ralphs took the oath of office. today he resigned. in a statement to cia employees, he said after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extra marital affair. the affair came to light during an fbi investigation that started months ago. officials became concerned about what cbs newsed learned about cryptic e-mails he exchanged with paula broadwell. >> it's sad. >> reporter: retired colonel kerney met her earlier this year. he said she was bright and articulate. >> she acknowledged she had been given unfettered access to him. >> did that seem suspicious? >> in my 31 years, i've never heard of anybody having the type of access that she was. was i suspicious? no. >> the white house insists it knew nothing about it until he told the president after the election. president obama accepted his resignation today and thanked him for his service. colonel kerney says the resignation may not end his problems. you and i acid ski
CBS
Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. retrofitting their homes agt earthquakes. but, it some cases, it offers a false see of security. c-b-s 5 consumerwatch re >>> bay area homeowners have been retrofitting their home. but in some cases it gives them a false sense of security. some of them have serious problems and the real solution to the problem that is still years away. >> reporter: when it comes to retrofitting, this home inspector says he sees things done wrong more than right. >> funky electric. >> reporter: and his house near the fault is a perfect example stphaoel these washers are undersized. they are the wrong type of nail. the plywood needs to go down. >> no value in this retrofitting. >> reporter: a shock to him who paid $4,000 to earthquake proof the home a decade ago and she did not cut corners. >> we got somebody rely able. we had a reference -- reliable, we h
CBS
Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
america. you know what i wish for? what's that honey? my hair back. and no more cancer. well, girls, st. jude is working on that. go to st. jude dot org or shop where ever you see the st. jude logo. both winners, but only one n start...see if "you" can fie . >> jim harbaugh has a problem but it's a good one. two quarters backs. both winners. but only one can start. see if you can figure it out. >> alex smith is our starting quarter back. he has not done anything to lose that job. also kyle kaepernick you can't categorize him as a back up quarter back because he started games and played well in those games i think the thing that's best for us. we have two good guys. >> thank you for the clarification one thing we're sure about wide receiver kyle williams is out for the season. williams tweeted that news earlier today. even without andrew luck shaw led them. san jose state with a huge test. number ten, kansas. the spartans rally james kenny the three and the j hawks. seven points with 240 to go. but a triple double. the 12th block of the game. leads to the fast break. and the j hawks
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
into this branch of the bank of america on balboa street, 3700 block, left a demand note, asking for money, left with about $1,700 in cash. but there was a surveillance camera that got his picture. now the district attorney says they know who it is and they compared photographs to the picture on the surveillance video and they came one a deputy sheriff and they now have him in custody $150,000 bail. and looks like he's in trouble. >> back to you. >> thank you. >>> we'll be right back. ,,,, petraeus told members of congress today in a closed hearing. pet >>> new details about what former cia director david petraeus told members of congress today in a closed hearing. petraeus offered a new explanation for why some references to terror groups suspected in the benghazi attacks were initially downplayed. cbs reporter danielle nottingham has details. >>> reporter: former cia director david petraeus avoided cameras testifying on capitol hill friday. behind closed doors, he answered lawmakers' questions about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> general petraeus
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 6:30pm PST
driver in america. that guy, put him in it. what's this? [ male announcer ] tell him he's about to find out. you're about to find out. [ male announcer ] test it. highlight the european chassis, 6 speed manual, dual exhaust, wide stance, clean lines, have him floor it, spin it, punch it, drift it, put it through its paces, is he happy? oh ya, he's happy! [ male announcer ] and that's how you test your car for fun. easy. collect toys for tots. the >>> thanksgiving may be weeks away but it is never too early to collect toys for tots. the marines gathered at golden gate field today. they kick off the collection. spectators earn the chance to watch the horse races from the racetracks clubhouse. more than 500 toys were collected. >>> so, we mentioned thanksgiving. christmas toys for tots, talking about record heat. >> we are talking more of a july weather pattern. pristine, lots of sunshine, skies, kids out and about playing soccer. averaging between 8 and 13 degrees above normal. by the way, going down tonight, 5:07 by the time the sun went down. tomorrow morning at 6:38. we will have
CBS
Nov 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
. we'll tell you all about it, coming up. ,, at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those night - you saw this rescue live. a man - >>> stuck completely, horizontally, basically belly down, feet down. >> if you watched this newscast last night, you saw this rescue live. a man stuck seven feet below ground in a drainage pipe behind the best buy store in pinole. it took three hours but he eventually was pulled to safety. the man told rescuers that he is homeless and he used the basin to stay warm. >>> when a medical emergency strikes, every second counts. that's where your smartphone can phone can come in handy. >> i'm convinced he would have died. >> reporter:
CBS
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
netanyahu. >> america's commitment to israel's security is rock solid and unwavering. that is why we believe it is essential to deescalate this situation in gaza. >> if there's a possibility of achieving a long-term solution to this problem through diplomatic means, we prefer that. >> reporter: on his flight back from asia, president obama called egyptian president mohamed morsi for the third time in 24 hours. morsi is leading the cease-fire efforts. secretary clinton sits down with him wednesday. tuesday jerusalem residents took cover when air ride sirens sounded. a hamas rocket missed the city. in gaza residents are picking through what's left of the islamic national bank. israel destroyed the building with a rocket strike. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> new details tonight about four men charged with plotting to kill americans by joining al qaeda. the alleged ringleader briefly served in the air force. the four from southern california were planning to board a plane to afghanistan on sunday. the fbi raided their homes two days before the flight. neighbors w
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
me, believe we can do better, and if you believe america should be on a better course, if you're tired of being tired, then i ask you to vote and to work for real change and make that happen tomorrow! >> reporter: the president and governor romney raised a combined $2 billion on the campaign trail. >> so tara, the national polls show a dead heat. but we all know it comes down to the electoral college. where do the numbers stand heading into this race right now? >> reporter: 270 key electoral votes. if you look at the number of maps, they're all over the board. but if you take the real clear average, they have president obama at 201 and mitt romney at 191. now, you've got 11 swing states with 46 electoral votes. all of the races very close, including within a margin of error. and that includes ohio, which, dana, many think will turn this race. >> all right. it begins very soon. it's already started in new hampshire. >> that's right. >> a tie. tara in washington, thank you. >>> two wealthy california siblings are digging deep into their pockets to make sure their ballot initiatives
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
, cbs 5. >>> well after a long weekend, washington back to work on the problem of pulling america back from the edge of the fiscal cliff. the new year will bring automatic tax hikes and drastic spending cuts unless congress can cut a deal. both parties agreed, new revenue streams are necessary. but they are at odds over where that money should come from. the president will meet with congressional leaders on friday in hopes of finding common ground. >>> one of the most powerful democrats in congress will have something to say before then. house minority leader nancy pelosi is poised to plan her future plans tomorrow. grace lee on the tough choice facing the bay area politician. grace? >> reporter: well liz, the question is, is it coming to an end or not. and the minority leader is not saying. in fact she was coy earlier today said she can't tell the press before she tells her own caucus. but after a historic rise to the speakership, could this be her time to step aside. >> here they are, the freshman recruits. >> reporter: while introducing the new faces of congress, the subject shifted
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
most hard core driver in america. that guy, put him in it. what's this? [ male announcer ] tell him he's about to find out. you're about to find out. [ male announcer ] test it. highlight the european chassis, 6 speed manual, dual exhaust, wide stance, clean lines, have him floor it, spin it, punch it, drift it, put it through its paces, is he happy? oh ya, he's happy! [ male announcer ] and that's how you test your car for fun. easy. >>> thanks for joining us. david
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am PST
noises like it's breast- feeding. critics say the dog is too sexualized for america. >> controversy stems from when there was a cultural shift in the 1950s to bottle-feeding as the paradigm. and at that time, breasts were also simultaneously sexualized. suddenly breasts became sexual instead of knew traive. >> the company from spain tried unsuccessfully last year to get the doll into mainstream storms so it's trying again. what do you think about the breast mil baby doll? comment on facebook or twitter, or email us at mornings@cbs5.com i predict we get a lot of comments on this one. >> it is a bit of a controversy. big in europe? we'll see what happens here. >>> 5:20. another award for the as. >> why nestle is voluntarily recalling some of its nesquik chocolate powder. >> and what's cool about your school? you can submit your nomination on our cbssf.com/coolschool and we would love to hear from you. we might come out to your school and feature it here on the program. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,[ female announcer ] it's deliciously dark just before dawn. it's a rainy morning becoming
CBS
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. this is video shot by shot y fishermen... who were near e of an oil platfo >>> holy [ bleep ]! look at that! >> something just blew up. >> yeah, it did. >> this is video shot by fishermen near the explosion of an oil platform in the gulf of mexico. the explosion 20 miles off the coast of grand isle, louisiana, killed at least one person on friday. one oil worker is still missing and now the focus of and expanded search, dive boats are searching the water and surface crews are checking the beaches around grand isle. the body of one worker was found saturday. four workers remain hospitalized. >>> 6:16. let's check traffic. kind of a holiday week so i imagine not too crazy. >> we haven't seen too many big incidents on the roads. love that pic
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 5:00am PST
to try to change the way america shops. sales dropped by 26%. the company also posted a $123 million loss last quarter. still, they are sticking to their guns. they are, however, having this black friday sale. they are calling their only sale weekend of the year but they didn't want to overlap into thanksgiving. they decided they were not going to open until today. usually they open at 4 a.m. on black friday. they opened an hour later. i spoke with some shoppers waiting for the doors to open. >> it's a little late an everyone is probably really tired and they won't have that much money because they have been spending it other places. >> reporter: j.c. penney is also giving out gift buttons today with a number of customers punching into their phones to win a prize. this morning, i did see a lot of people walking past j.c. penney looking at the hours on the door seeming a little bit confused because as we all know a lot of these other stores some of them opened at midnight to let customers in. there were lots of long lines all over the place but j.c. penney took a different approach. d
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
general. america's top commander in afghanistan, general john allen. the pentagon is looking at more than 20,000 documents and e- mails between allen and kelley which some have labeled inappropriate and flirtatious. >> no one should leap to any conclusions. >> reporter: general allen's nomination to be the leader of u.s. forces european command and nato's supreme allied commander is in doubt. >> his nomination has been put on shoulder as a prudent measure until we determine what the facts are. >> reporter: the white house says president obama still trusts general allen. >> he has faith in general allen, believes he is doing and has done an excellent job. >> reporter: general joseph dunford will replace general allen in afghanistan as soon as he is confirmed. the president holding a press conference at the white house in about 4.5 hours. he will most definitely face questions about the scandal including his plans for his national security team going forward. also when the white house and when he first got wind of this scandal. >> no kidding. you mentioned the president. what about the
CBS
Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
association plans to strike against hospitals run by sutter health and the hospital corporation of america. it will be the second strike this month. >>> new this morning, thousands of needy families in the south bay are getting help with their thanksgiving mills. sacred heart community service is handing out thanksgiving food boxes today to those who signed up for the meals. 4,000 families are in line for the assistance. >>> the need is greater than ever and we need your help to feed families for the holidays. cbs 5 is kicking off our annual "food for bay area families" holiday drive. if you want to give, go to cbssf.com/food or check out the easy way to donate with whole foods grab and give program. >>> black friday of course still four days away but people already pitching tents and lining up for a chance to grab early deals. unbelievable. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is over at a best buy in pinole camping out. >> reporter: i can't believe it either. if i'm cold in this live shot i can't imagine for these die- hard shoppers what it's like. they have been here since yesterday. these shop
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
is back to work on the problem of pulling america back from the edge of that fiscal cliff. the new year will bring automatic tax hikes and drastic spending cuts unless congress can cut a deal on the deficit. both sides seem ready to give a little. democrats by cutting some entitlement spending and republicans by increasing revenues through tax reform. >> we're ready to find common ground, ready to find common ground on revenue. not as i said, because any of us actually thinks the government needs any more of it. but because democrats from the president on down have said they are willing to punish everyone if they don't get it. >> reporter: president obama meets on friday with leaders on both sides to try to hammer out a deal. >>> a sigh of relief for students in california. both the csu and uc governing boards have postponed proposed tuition hikes. now this comes after requests from the governor. he questioned the timing of raising tuition, a week after voters passed prop 30 to fund education. the uc system was looking at raising fees by as much as 35%. >>> the strike against raily
CBS
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
surveillance video linked philip chung tong to a holdup at a san francisco bank of america earlier this month. he is free on bail and suspended without pay. court records show he filed for bankruptcy in july. >>> new this tuesday morning, an arm of a burning crane collapsed today in australia. witnesses in sydney saw the crane burning and swaying shortly before the arm collapsed. hundreds of people were evacuated from a college campus and nearby office buildings. it's not clear how that fire started. crane is owned by the same company that had a crane collapse in new york during hurricane sandy. >>> more violent protests today in egypt aimed at president mohamed morsi. his opponents demand he drop at a decree that he had put out last week that suspends any legal decisions he makes until a new constitution is written. police are fire tear gas at protestors. >>> susan rice will hold meetings with key lawmakers. some republicans have criticized theambassador to the u.n. for comments she made about the attack on benghazi. she said the attack stemmed from a protest against a video. >> i will
CBS
Nov 18, 2012 7:30am PST
the headlines. >> i'm sorry. he's america's top spy. >> not anymore. >> anything you write out there after six months they can come and just say we would like to take a look at it. >> if there's a threat or reason that it's -- >> or if they think there's a threat. >> correct. >> okay. professor hillman, we're going to be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> we're still talking about the petraeus scandal. anyway, we have another scandal for you that appears to be wrapped up, or is it? >> it's back and forth. >> he's back on the job now, but still on probation for a domestic violence incident. ed lee wants him to give up the -- domestic violence programs. ross mirkarimi says he has because he's assigned it to someone underneath him. >> but that's not good enough. what is going to be good snuff? here's what he had to say. >> it's like they keep moving the goal posts. in the original communications from the district attorney and the mayor, they left it in our hands. i said no problem. we have a chain of command. the department of over 1,000 people. detaching myself off is very doable. >> one o
CBS
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
." >> we are not going to accept an unfair deal that hurts middle class america today. >> seems like our friends on the other side are having trouble turning off the campaign. >> and the powerball prize hits a record high. >> never live to spend that kind of money. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." ♪ [ music ] >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning, it's wednesday, november 28. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. 6:31 is your time. get ready to get soaked today and most of the week. check out cbs 5 hi-def doppler all covered in green. the rain, wind is starting to pick up as expected, a messy morning commute here and sfo dozens of flights are canceled and there's nearly a four-hour delay on many arriving flights. so it's a mess. >> a lot of green there. we have tomorrow coverage with lawrence karnow and elissa harrington but we begin with cate caugiran at the richmond/san rafael bridge where winds are the story. >> reporter: i'm not wearing a hat. the wind is bl
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Nov 27, 2012 5:00am PST
surveillance video linked 36-year-old the man to a holdup of a bank of america. he is free on bail. >>> it's 5:04. let's check the weather. apparently we need to get the galoshes out. >> armageddon is coming! >> maybe the canoes, too. today looks okay but it's tomorrow and thursday and friday and saturday and sunday that things get wet in the bay area. quick look at the numbers show that it's a mild start to your tuesday morning. readings mostly in the mid-40s to mid-50s under overcast skies. not much fog. we can seat bay bridge this morning in the headlines increasing clouds and winds pick up rain spreading south tonight. late tonight in the north bay and then around the mid time of the morning commute tomorrow. you always hate to say 8:00 tomorrow morning because you can't call it that closely but sometime during the morning commute tomorrow morning the rain will spread into the central bay area tomorrow. today we set the stage for this. low pressure that's spinning out of the south and that will increase the clouds, rain and wind for wednesday, thursday, friday. forecast highs for today not
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
has close ties to america and relies heavily on u.s. aid. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> many journalists covering the conflict are caught in the middle. this is what cbs reporter charlie d'agata saw from his gaza city hotel early this morning. the israeli military launched dozens of air strikes. he tweeted that he and his colleagues are okay. >>> 5:09. the man who shot and killed two people at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza laughed while receiving his death sentence in court yesterday. a contra costa county jury contributed for two days before determining that nathan burris should receive the death penalty. during the trial he frequently mocked the victims' families. >> i can never forgive him. i hate him. and i'm glad they gave him the death penalty. >> burris will be back in court next month for the judges formal sentencing. >>> nurses are striking for a second day at 8 sutter hospitals in the bay area. the walkout involves 3300 nurses and hundreds of technicians. the key issues include staffing levels and whether nurses can have paid sick leave. a sutt
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
challenge to republicans, the president addressed the "fiscal cliff" america is facing at the end of the year urging lawmakers to quickly extend expiring tax cuts to all but the wealthiest. >> a modest tax increase on the wealthy isn't going to break their backs. they will still be wealthy and it will not impinge on business investments. >> the president did little to calm nerves on wall street. the dow ended down 185 points. the nasdaq lost 37. the s&p 500 slipped 19. >>> president obama spoke for the first time on the sex scandal that rocked the cia. the president would not say whether it was appropriate that he was kept in the dark about the investigation of david petraeus. petreaus resigned as head of the cia last friday after the fbi uncovered evidence he had an affair with his biographer. >> i have no evidence at this point that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> the scandal is now threatening the future of general john allen, the top commander in afghanistan. the pentagon is looking into his email
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Nov 11, 2012 7:30am PST
launched the political action committee. >> we did this to get in the business of freeing america from your phonies and cronies that currently dominate the political establish mefnlt. >> reporter: ramsey is a libertarian who believes in lower taxes, less government spending, and more civil liberties. when ron paul dropped out of the presidential race, ramsey looked for new outlet for his political energy. >> well, superpac, you're able to facilitate a conversation, able to provide voters access to information. >> i'm tim bishop. how are you. >> reporter: democrat tim bishop, five-term new york congressman was the target of another small superpac created to remove him from office. >> big hearts beat big checks every day of the week. >> reporter: bishop was hit by $1 million in negative ads and direct mail from prosperity first. $750,000 came from one constituent, hedge fund manager robert mercer. mercer declined to answer questions, but bishop believes he might have been motivated by bishop's vote for new financial industry regulation. >> what it was designed to do is to fix some o
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Nov 18, 2012 6:30pm PST
based virgin america is backing off of their expansion plans. they are reducing the orders of airline bus from 30 to 10. last month virgin america announced it was reducing the flight schedule in the first quarter of next year. the company is offering employees voluntary short term leave. >>> facebook is looking to be a good neighbor through a new program called facebucks. after thanksgiving the social networking company plans to distribute $25 gift cards to employees to use at merchants in downtown. they sign today with the city in exchange of hiring more workers. >> definitely. and, even just getting the word out from their employees they brought in from other locations to get out in the park and see what there is within the area that facebook is involved in. >> reporter: the businesses are responding well. >>> well, very special honor at the white house tomorrow for an east bay youth program. arts and humanity award from first lady, michelle obama. youth radio teaches them about important issues in society. >>> hope for the holidays. what an astronaut did today that has never been
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Nov 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
the millions. >> getting bounced between bank of america. he wants his christmas and birthday money back. >> it's my money. and it makes me mad. >> the bank closed his savings account holding $30.75. turning the money over to the unclaimed property program. which is supposed to hold money in your name until they claim it. >> there's nothing showing up for tanner. they don't have record of receiving anything. they don't know when it's coming or if it's coming. >> if you don't touch your money for three years it's considered unclaimed property and must go to the state. we found something interesting in the state law. banks must hand over the unclaimed money. they only need to send along the oners name if the property has a value of at least $50 which explain why is the state had no report of tanner's $30.75. >> how can you have a program that doesn't have the name of openers. >> it's purposely designed that way to become a fish ladder of consumers and citizens so they never make it to the top and get their funds back. >> the state has taken in millions of dollars without any property
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
tong robbed a bank of america on balboa street earlier this month and stole 1700. surveillance video shows a man resembling tong entering the bank and running out with arms full of cash. >> san francisco residents expect their men and women in uniform to uphold the law and serve and protect the community. the actions of this particular defendant are deplorable. and there will be serious consequences to his conduct. >> bail is set at $150,000 and tong is on administrative leave without pay. >>> we may not fall off the fiscal cliff after all. some good news. democrats and republicans are fast-tracking negotiations and it appears a compromise is on the horizon. president obama sat down with congressional leaders today to hammer out a plan. this is the same group that has tried and failed to reach a deal in the past. but this time, both sides appear willing to work together. >> we want to have savings on everything that we do. also, we need revenue. we need savings. we need growth. >> to show our seriousness, we put revenue on the table, as long as it's accompanied by significant spendin
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
republicans, the president addressed the "fiscal cliff" america is facing at the end of the year urging lawmakers to quickly extend expiring tax cuts to all but the wealthiest. >> a modest tax increase on the wealthy isn't going to break their backs. they will still be wealthy and it will not impinge on business investments. >> the president did little to calm nerves on wall street. the dow ended down 185 points. the nasdaq lost 37. the s&p 500 slipped 19. >>> president obama spoke for the first time on the sex scandal that rocked the cia. the president would not say whether it was appropriate that he was kept in the dark about the investigation of david petraeus. petreaus resigned as head of the cia last friday after the fbi uncovered evidence he had an affair with his biographer. >> i have no evidence at this point that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> the scandal is now threatening the future of general john allen, the top commander in afghanistan. the pentagon is looking into his email communications w
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Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
leaders meet behind closed doors, some of the biggest names in corporate america are here on capitol hill meeting with lawmakers pushing for solutions. former tennessee governor told lawmakers everything needs to be on the table. >> i do think there's a broad recognition that it has to be both revenues and serious work on entitlements to make it happen. >> reporter: taxes are still the main sticking point. while president obama wants tax cuts to expire for the most wealthy americans, most americans don't. one told his gop colleagues to sign off on the middle class tax cut extension. the house speaker isn't budging. >> it will hurt small businesses and our economy. it's why it's not the right approach. >> reporter: obama administration officials will look for some middle ground in separate meetings with boehner and other congressional leaders on capitol hill thursday. danielle nottingham, cbs 5, washington. >>> it was too toxic for clothing but not too dangerous for furniture. >> but chemicals in our furniture and our baby products, the epa does not have the authority to regulate them and
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Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
: just this year, the u.s. has given over $3 billion to them. >> america is investing and maintaining the peace in the region and also the american interests in the region. >> reporter: now, the u.s. has given money, albeit much less, about $200 million to the palestinians, but that money only goes to the palestinian authority in the west bank and not to gaza. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >>> also in the news tonight, a manhole cover shot up out of the street in san francisco. smoke and sparks then shot out of the manhole on 11th and howard streets. it also happened just as the muni lines overhead started to arc. all this happening moments after crews responded to a traffic crash nearby. >>> one word about this next story. ,ew. an overflow of sewage and water. there was enough sewage to force a closure of the beach and a no swimming alert. >> we have a combined sewer system here, so we're collecting storm water and sewage in the same pipe. it only gets overwhelmed when you have a lot of rain. it's about 10% sewage. >> cleanup crews blocked off about a quarter mile stretch of the northernmos
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
response to superstorm sandy on the east coast. >> middle income people in america have really been squeezed and so people recognize this is an election that will make a real difference. now, the president's proposal in a setting like this is to continue on the same road. he has a campaign slogan which is "forward." i saw the signs out front. forward. i think forewarned is a better word. >> now, a weak job report could fuel mitt romney's campaign. the gop challenger says obama's policies have held back on the economy's economic recovery. some political experts say few if any voters are undecided and they have shown throughout the year not to be susceptible to positive or negative monthly changes in the unemployment rate. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> thank you. lawrence has left us. he is down in san jose with a little preview. >> he is playing the science guy. i don't think you're ever coming back, lawrence. >> reporter: no. this is a lot of fun. a lot of kids can come down here and make some really interesting neat stuff. it's all part of a neat science
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Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
america was still in the space race and also learn the capability of space warfare. but could that blast have actually blown up the moon? >> absolutely not. it would have been microscopic so to speak. it would have left a crater that would have been i think essentially invisible from earth even with a good telescope. >> after just a year in the works, project a119 was aband on the and that was probably a good idea, it was abandoned. >> what were they thinking? >> leave the moon alone. i love the tides it cause and everything else. don't blow up the moon! >>> serious storm headed in our direction already seeing scattered showers outside. hi-def doppler picking up on some of that moisture right now and you see most of that is just some light activity and really focused into the north bay. you're seeing scattered light showers there, also into the santa cruz mountains. now, the further north you go, the more rain we're seeing as the cold front still is not quite here. but it is on its way and it looks like it is going to pack a punch tonight. but it's going to be a very slow-moving st
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Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
america. >> reporter: they are pulling out all of the stops in the final hours of the long campaign. they are appealing to voters but couldn'ting on the vote. the winner will need 270 and the associated press shows president barack obama with an edge but there are 83 votes in six states that could go to earth candidate. they are the so-called swing states. it is in these six states where they are focused this weekend ark long with the runningmates and their wives. both campaigns realizing it will be close. danielle knotting ham with the spreupt -- knottingham with the sprint. >> reporter: stevie wonder ... [cheers and applause] >> reporter: the president followed by singing the praises of his supporters. >> i need you, ohio. >> reporter: ohio is just one of several battleground states both candidates visited on sunday. >> if the president were to be ree electricked he would -- [booing] -- it is possible but not likely. [ laughter ] >> mitt romney traveled to iowa and pennsylvania where he is cutting into the president's lead. the election is so close that the president even joined preside
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Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
got surprising numbers today that show america's economy is growing faster than we thought. what's causing the surge? we'll look at that tonight on the "cbs evening news." someone who walked into this store in phoenix, arizona cd >>> ticket comes out of here. and it was that simple for somebody to win 200 whatever million they won. >> yeah. this much we know. somebody who walked into that store in phoenix, arizona is a multimillionaire. the other winning ticket for powerball sold in dearborn, missouri. the winners haven't come forward so we don't know how many people are splitting the prize. the jackpot reached $580 million before last night's drawing. and with the powerball saga being the talk of the nation, californians may feel left out. but a vote came down to sell starting lottery tickets in california in april. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec reports. >> every week twice a week super lotto, megaand even fantasy also. i try my luck. >> reporter: there is no shortage of dreamers in california. >> we give like 10 bucks a month and then we combine it. >> reporter: and we just had a w
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Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
people, how to calm down my anger. >> reporter: besides the saturday sessions what now america's 75 volunteers stage back it school events, christmas movie day and the thanksgiving dinner. milad is always there. he showed up for a holiday program after his apartment building caught fire. >> it was our big event and he didn't want to, you know, let the fire keep him from being here for the kids, and i just was blown away. >> my reaction was while i can truly say is all i own is everything i'm wearing currently, i still feel like i have more support than many of the students that we're offering services to. >> reporter: for offering support and encouragement to west oakland children every saturday afternoon, this week's jefferson award goes to milad asantana. >>> the weekend is nearly upon us and we love this day. >> yes we do. >> we have the rain, and the thunderstorms overnight. some of the thunderstorms knocking out power. high deaf doppler showing up, there's a chance we could see e a few more showers popping up this afternoon. and we have to watch out for that. some of the cumulu
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Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
also asked about the scandal that took down america's top spy, mr. obama saying he has no evidence that the former cia director's extramarital affair impacted national security. cbs news reporter danielle nottingham has more now from the white house. >> reporter: at his first press conference in 8 months, president obama faced questions about the widening scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to resign. >> by his own assessment did not meet the standards that he felt were necessary as the director of cia. >> reporter: president obama addressed why he did not hear about the fbi investigation until after the election. >> we're not supposed to meddle in, you know, criminal investigations and that's been our practice. >> reporter: before he handed in his resignation, he had been scheduled to testify about the attacks in benghazi, libya. he has agreed to meet with lawmakers. details are being work out. the petraeus scandal is general advertising general john allen's future. the -- jeopardizing general john allen's future after he exchanged e-mails with a socialite jill kelley.
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Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
america's allies. >> there is no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. >> reporter: egyptian diplomats are trying to broker a cease- fire. both israel and hamas are reportedly presenting egypt with their demands. what one official said, an immediate end to the deadly rocket attacks does not seem likely. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> victims of superstorm sandy have certainly not been forgotten. donations continue to pour in to the american red cross raising more than $140 million thus far. the relief agency is currently operating 472 shelters it more than 10 states. they have delivered millions of millions and relief items. >>> bay area air quality officials are getting an update of repairs on chevron's refinery in richmond. they are upgrading unit 4, replacing equipment and cutting emissions. an explosion in august sent thousands of richmond residents to emergency rooms with breathing problems. meanwhile, an environmental group says independent testing shows cancer-causing chemicals still linger a
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